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My first relief carving

Hello, I was wondering if someone could tell me what they think about the first carving I have done.  Should I keep carving, or am I not going to be good enough. If someone could tell me what I am doing wrong, it would be much appreciated. Thank you and have a blessed day.

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Wow, that's an ambitious carving, and well done too. Yes, I think you should keep carving. Every carving will be a learning experience and in time you may look back on your first carving and wish you would have done some things differently but there is certainly nothing wrong with the way it is now. So keep on making those wood chips fly.

Hi Casey,

That's amazing for a first carving! Well done! I don't see anything I would have done differently, and love the fish theme for a fish tank!

I definitely encourage you to continue and look forward to seeing more!

Happy Carving!

That is great Casey!  I'm just getting started too and am blown away by how nice that looks.  I'm still trying to make the grapes in a cluster look round.  🙁

Is that all one piece of wood or did you carve the fish and plants separately and apply them to the background?